celebrating 25 years

SDG was established in 1999.

Today, we Have represented over $38 billion to date in site selection projects.

Over the past quarter-century, we at SDG have been fortunate to have phenomenal partners, clients, and collaborators. We would love to hear your memories of working with the SDG team throughout the years. Please take a moment to share!

25th Anniversary

Share your memories of Strategic Development Group throughout the years.

We would love to hear your memories and tales from working with the SDG team over the years.
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SDG Milestones!

  • February 12, 1999 Mark Williams established SDG in an office above his garage
  • BMW became SDG’s first client; quickly followed by BP, Bridgestone, Tupperware, and Commercial Metals Company
  • 2000- SDG relocates to the historic Sylvan Building in Columbia, SC
  • 2001- Danielle Campolo joins SDG and remains the longest-serving team member
  • 2004- SDG expands to include headquarters locations and tax analysis
  • 2008- SDG certifies its first site
  • 2009- SDG turns ten and marks $2 billion in cumulative capital investments represented by SDG clients
  • 2011- SDG locates its first $1 billion project in Aiken, SC for Bridgestone
  • 2017- Mac Farr joins the team as a consultant
  • 2018- Jeannette Goldsmith joined the firm as partner, bringing 20 years of site selection experience
  • 2019- SDG launches GIS capabilities and new economic impact analysis
  • 2022- Preston Berger and Addy Cullum join SDG
  • 2023- SDG relocates to a new, expanded office in Greenville, SC